Numerous deficiencies found in prison
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‘Numerous deficiencies’ found in prison

AN OMBUDSMAN has criticised Archidona prison’s conditions. The body has found 10 areas which must now be improved and has questioned whether the almost 500 Algerian immigrants being held there is appropriate. Following inspections carried out last week, the Ombudsman, Francisco Fernandez, explained, “there are numerous deficiencies in the facilities,” including the need for “better […]

Two lawyers with a growing practice
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Pellicer & Heredia – Two lawyers with a growing practice

JUST 10 years ago a pair of lawyers who had been working in International Law decided to set up their own company, Pellicer & Heredia. Since that start, just prior to the credit crunch, Ignacio Pellicer and Pedro Heredia have seen their empire grow so that having started in Alicante they now have the ability […]


Guardia Civil uncover sham marriage operation in Almeria

THE Guardia Civil have arrested 28 people and are investigating a further 11 after a sham marriage operation attracting ‘mostly Moroccan men’ was uncovered in Almeria. The unusual surge of marriages in Roquetas de Mar led the Guardia Civil to launch ‘Operation FLEK’, which discovered an organisation dedicated to arranging the visa-motivated marriages. Eight of […]

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Sol Times acquired by parent company of RTN

EWN MEDIA Group (EWNMG) has further expanded its portfolio of newspapers by taking over the Sol Times publications. The takeover announcement comes just weeks after EWNMG, the parent company of Euro Weekly News, added the well-established, three-edition RTN Costa Blanca newspaper firm to its expanding newspaper empire. Originally launched in the Almeria area in 2005, […]